ALTO  LEVELS

Recorder Testing

Recorder Testing is every Tuesday and Thursday during lunch recess. Students may drop in to test, get help, practice or mentor. See you then!

Jingle Bells

Remember to play very straight rhythms. The song is mostly quarter notes. Hold half notes and whole notes for their full value.  B = F#

Folk Tune

 Think of the words to "Would You Like a Piece of Bubble Gum for Mother?" when playing. Top lines only.  B = F#

Wayfaring Stranger

Be sure to use the "BELOW F" fingering chart for this song. All notes above F are played with a cracked thumb. This song is in 3/4 time, so that's three beats to a measure. B = F#

Old Brass Wagon

Be sure to use the "BELOW F" fingering chart for this song. All notes above F are played with a cracked thumb. B = F#

Steal Away

Be sure to use the "BELOW F" fingering chart for this song. All notes above F are played with a cracked thumb.  B = F#

Rakes of Mallow LINE 2

Bottom lines only of this duet. Be sure to use the "BELOW F" fingering chart for this song. All notes above F are played with a cracked thumb.

B-flat = REGULAR F

Menuet

Top lines only. Watch the key signature. B = F#, and if you see an F# it is fingered like a C# (A no thumb).

Echod One

Top lines only of this duet. Notice the key signature has 2 flats, B-flat and E-flat. B-flat is fingered like an F natural (regular F) and E-flat is fingered like a B-flat.

Chester

No flats or sharps in the key signature, so Bs are fingered like F#s.

Groovy (top lines)

The top audio button is for the FIRST EIGHT measures, and the second audio button is for measures EIGHT - 16. Key signature has B-flats which are fingered like F-naturals (regular F). Accidentals (A-flat=E-flat, F#=C#, C#=G#)

Allemande

Play the top two lines of this trio. Key signature has an F-sharp, so F# = C# and B=F#

Ronde

Play the top two lines of this trio. Key signature has an F-sharp. F# = C# and B=F#

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